Damages and Judicial Review

Damages and Judicial Review

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Course Overview

Section 31(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981 defines the circumstances in which the

court may award damages, restitution or the recovery of a sum due on a claim for

judicial review. When this is viewed alongside Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) 54.3(2), it becomes clear that a claim for damages or restitution may be included in a claim for judicial review, but only in addition to a claim for one of the prerogative remedies or a declaration or injunction; a claimant may not seek damages or restitution alone in a claim for judicial review.

During this session public law practitioner Dean Kingham will examine when it is possible and /or appropriate to attach a claim for damages or restitution onto public law judicial review cases.

Consideration will be given to the grounds for judicial review, statutory principles and recent public law cases in this area.

Viewers will be encouraged to think flexibly on how best to argue for damages in judicial review cases and will receive guidance on how to do this effectively in practice.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides up to 0.5 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of when it is appropriate for damages to be attached to public law cases in judicial review
  • • Know how to and feel confident when arguing for damages in judicial review cases

What is the target audience?

  • Public law practitioners


About Instructor - Dean Kingham

Dean is Head of the Prison law, Crime and Public Law department at Swain Solicitors.

Having represented some of the most high profile prisoners in recent years, Dean was listed in the 2015 Legal 500 directory which described him as a ‘specialist in parole’. Dean is a current committee member for the Association of Prison Lawyers and sits on the Parole Board user group and Parole Standards Board.

In addition, Dean has assisted FASO (False Allegation Support Organisation), has close links with JENGBA (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty By Association) and is a member of Justice, the Law reform and human rights organisation.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Reference Notes
    1 Page
  • Discussion Questions
    1 Page


  • It was a very short webinar but informative
    1 year ago
  • Fantastic Overview of Judicial Review, at times the Lecturer spoke very quickly.
    2 years ago
    2 years ago